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Textbook of Pediatric HIV Care

Textbook of Pediatric HIV Care

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Cathy Wilfert, Sherlyn Smith, Ann J. Melvin, Steven L. Zeichner, Elizabeth J. McFarland, Paul Palumbo, Grace M. Aldrovandi, Mary Lou Lindegren, Paul Krogstad, Jennifer S. Read, Elaine Abrams, Lisa-Gaye Robinson, Rachel Y. Moon, Russell B. Van Dyke, James M. Callahan, John Farley, Bret R. Rudy, Ligia Peralta, Sandra Cely, Caroline J. Chantry, Jack Moye Jr, Pamela L. Wolters, Pim Brouwers, Ross McKinney Jr, Thomas N. Kakuda, Courtney V. Fletcher, Carol J. Worrell, Frank Maldarelli, Lynne M. Mofenson, Leslie K. Serchuck, Stephen C. Piscitelli, Kenneth L. Dominguez, Andrew Blauvelt, Lucy Civitello, Howard F. Fine, Susan S. Lee, Michael R. Robinson, Jane C. Atkinson, Ellen R. Wald, Barry Dashefsky, Gul H. Dadlani, Steven E. Lipshultz, Lauren V. Wood, William C. Owen, Eric J. Werner, Harland S. Winter, Jack Moye, Somsak Tanawattanacharoen, Jeffrey B. Kopp, Daina Dreimane, Mitchell E. Geffner, Richard F. Little, Shirley Jankelevich, Rohan Hazra, Robert N. Husson, Corina E. Gonzalez, Richard M. Rutstein, Stuart E. Starr, Leslie K. Serchuck, James McNamara, Stephen J. Chanock, Sandra Y. Lewis, Heidi J. Haiken, Lori S. Wiener, Carolyn McAllaster, Paul Jarosinki
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  • Date Published: June 2005
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521821537

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  • This comprehensive textbook provides the definitive account of effective care for pediatric HIV patients. Drawing on the massive and burgeoning published literature from a wide range of sources, the volume summarizes information concerning the etiology of the disease and the best clinical care for this vulnerable group. It distills the latest knowledge of virology, immunology and pathogenesis and uses it to make management recommendations for the very latest and emerging therapies.

    • Covers management of HIV and treatment of opportunistic infections
    • Covers the basic science and immunology of the diseases as a key to understanding aetiology and treatment
    • Comprehensive, up-to-date and authoritative, and written by a prominent team of the world's leading experts
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    Awards

    • Highly commended in the 2006 BMA Book Competition Awards

    Reviews & endorsements

    "This new textbook is a much-needed, complete and comprehensive reference book for all those who provide care for HIV-infected infants, children and adolescents...this textbook can be regarded as a major reference for pediatric HIV and is to be highly recommended for all working in this field."
    Acta Pediatrica, Charlotte Casper

    "Overall, the book is well written with excellent references...In addition to a broad range of standard topics, the editors have included interesting chapters on emergency care and cardiac disease and a section on medical, social and legal issues."
    Annette H. Sohn, MD, University of California, San Franciso, JAMA

    "I found this textbook to have a wealth of information that will be useful for all health care professionals - including nurses, medical students, general pediatricians, and pediatric infectious diseases experts - who are involved in the care of infants, children and adolescents with HIV infection...The first section of the book covers the scientific basis of pediatric HIV care, including immunology and virology, which I found particularly helpful in understanding the aims and mechanisms of treatment strategies."
    Delane Shingadia, Department of Infectious Diseases

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    Product details

    • Date Published: June 2005
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521821537
    • length: 784 pages
    • dimensions: 282 x 225 x 38 mm
    • weight: 2.45kg
    • contains: 115 b/w illus. 20 colour illus. 95 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword Cathy Wilfert
    List of contributors
    Preface
    Introduction
    Part I. Scientific Basis of Pediatric HIV Care:
    1. Normal development and physiology of the immune system Sherlyn Smith and Ann J. Melvin
    2. HIV basic virology for clinicians Steven L. Zeichner
    3. The immunology of pediatric HIV disease Elizabeth J. McFarland
    4. The clinical virology of pediatric HIV disease Paul Palumbo
    5. The natural history of pediatric HIV disease Grace M. Aldrovandi
    6. Epidemiology of pediatric HIV disease Mary Lou Lindegren
    Part II. General Issues in the Care of Pediatric HIV Patients:
    7. Diagnosis of HIV infection in children Paul Krogstad
    8. Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV Jennifer S. Read
    9. Routine pediatric care Elaine Abrams and Lisa-Gaye Robinson
    10. Immunizations Rachel Y. Moon
    11. Prevention of opportunistic infections and other infectious complications of HIV in children Russell B. Van Dyke
    12. Emergency evaluation and care James M. Callahan
    13. Adherence to antiretroviral therapy in children and youth John Farley
    14. Adolescents and HIV Bret R. Rudy
    15. Adolescent reproductive health and HIV Ligia Peralta and Sandra Cely
    16. Growth, nutrition and metabolism Caroline J. Chantry and Jack Moye Jr
    17. Neurobehavioral function and assessment of children with and adolescents with HIV-1 infection Pamela L. Wolters and Pim Brouwers
    Part III. Antiretroviral Therapy:
    18. Antiretroviral therapy Ross McKinney Jr
    19. Antiretroviral drug interactions Thomas N. Kakuda and Courtney V. Fletcher
    20. Metabolic complications of antiretroviral therapy in children Carol J. Worrell
    21. HIV drug resistance Frank Maldarelli
    22. Initiating and changing antiretroviral therapy Lynne M. Mofenson and Leslie K. Serchuck
    23. Therapeutic drug monitoring Stephen C. Piscitelli
    24. HIV post-exposure prophylaxis for pediatric patients Kenneth L. Dominguez
    Part IV. Clinical Manifestations of HIV Infection in Children:
    25. Cutaneous diseases Andrew Blauvelt
    26. Neurologic problems Lucy Civitello
    27. Ophthalmologic problems Howard F. Fine, Susan S. Lee and Michael R. Robinson
    28. Oral health and dental problems Jane C. Atkinson
    29. Otitis media and sinusitis Ellen R. Wald and Barry Dashefsky
    30. Cardiac problems Gul H. Dadlani and Steven E. Lipshultz
    31. Pulmonary problems Lauren V. Wood
    32. Hematologic problems William C. Owen and Eric J. Werner
    33. Gastrointestinal disorders Harland S. Winter and Jack Moye
    34 Renal disease associated with pediatric HIV infection Somsak Tanawattanacharoen and Jeffrey B. Kopp
    35. Endocrine disorders Daina Dreimane and Mitchell E. Geffner
    36. Neoplastic disease in pediatric HIV infection Richard F. Little
    Part V. Infectious Problems in Pediatric HIV Disease:
    37. Serious infections caused by typical bacteria Shirley Jankelevich
    38. Tuberculosis Rohan Hazra
    39. Disseminated Mycobacterium avium complex infection Robert N. Husson
    40 Fungal infections Corina E. Gonzalez
    41. Herpesvirus infections Richard M. Rutstein and Stuart E. Starr
    42. Pneumocystis carinii (PCP) Leslie K. Serchuck
    Part VI. Medical Social and Legal Issues:
    43. Clinical trials for HIV infected children James McNamara
    44 Medical issues related to the care for HIV-infected children in the home, day care, school, and community Stephen J. Chanock
    45. Contact with social service agencies Sandra Y. Lewis and Heidi J. Haiken
    46. Disclosure Lori S. Wiener
    47. Bereavement Lori S. Wiener
    48. Legal issues for HIV-infected children Carolyn McAllaster
    Appendices
    Formulary: antiretroviral agents Paul Jarosinki
    Formulary: drugs for opportunistic infections associated with HIV Paul Jarosinki
    NIH-sponsored clinical trials for pediatric HIV disease James G. McNamara
    Selected HIV-related Internet resources Leslie K. Serchuck
    Selected legal resources for HIV-infected children Carolyn McAllaster
    Index.

  • Editors

    Steven L. Zeichner, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland

    Jennifer S. Read, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

    Contributors

    Cathy Wilfert, Sherlyn Smith, Ann J. Melvin, Steven L. Zeichner, Elizabeth J. McFarland, Paul Palumbo, Grace M. Aldrovandi, Mary Lou Lindegren, Paul Krogstad, Jennifer S. Read, Elaine Abrams, Lisa-Gaye Robinson, Rachel Y. Moon, Russell B. Van Dyke, James M. Callahan, John Farley, Bret R. Rudy, Ligia Peralta, Sandra Cely, Caroline J. Chantry, Jack Moye Jr, Pamela L. Wolters, Pim Brouwers, Ross McKinney Jr, Thomas N. Kakuda, Courtney V. Fletcher, Carol J. Worrell, Frank Maldarelli, Lynne M. Mofenson, Leslie K. Serchuck, Stephen C. Piscitelli, Kenneth L. Dominguez, Andrew Blauvelt, Lucy Civitello, Howard F. Fine, Susan S. Lee, Michael R. Robinson, Jane C. Atkinson, Ellen R. Wald, Barry Dashefsky, Gul H. Dadlani, Steven E. Lipshultz, Lauren V. Wood, William C. Owen, Eric J. Werner, Harland S. Winter, Jack Moye, Somsak Tanawattanacharoen, Jeffrey B. Kopp, Daina Dreimane, Mitchell E. Geffner, Richard F. Little, Shirley Jankelevich, Rohan Hazra, Robert N. Husson, Corina E. Gonzalez, Richard M. Rutstein, Stuart E. Starr, Leslie K. Serchuck, James McNamara, Stephen J. Chanock, Sandra Y. Lewis, Heidi J. Haiken, Lori S. Wiener, Carolyn McAllaster, Paul Jarosinki

    Awards

    • Highly commended in the 2006 BMA Book Competition Awards

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